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Scanning4Comets
Markus
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Eyepieces I have owned....
      #6283591 - 12/31/13 02:16 PM

At the request of Randy, (csrlice12) and Chuck, (JustaBoy), I have compiled a list of the eyepieces I have owned. I didn't realize I had owned so many!

So, in a way, I now belong to the "I have too many eyepieces" club, I just didn't keep mine. LOL.

So, in no particular order, here they are / were.

32mm Antares Erfle
32mm star Trak Konig
16mm star Trak Konig
34mm ES 68
35mm Omcon Erfle
30mm ES 82
24mm Meade 5000 UWA
22mm TV Panoptic
9mm Nagler T1
17mm Sterling Plossl
25mm Celestron X-Cel LX
18mm Meade 5000 UWA
24mm Tal UWA
14mm Denkmeier
14mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
14mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA (7x)
8.8mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
8.8mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA
12mm Nagler T4
10mm Pentax XW
10mm TV Delos
6mm TV Delos
7mm Pentax XW
14mm Pentax XW
7mm Pentax XL
5.2mm Pentax XL
5.8mm Speers Waler Zoom
8mm Orion LVW
22mm Vixen LVW
5mm Vixen LVW (2x)
6.7mm Es 82
4.7mm ES 82
9mm ES 100
14mm ES 100
20mm ES 100
20mm Nagler T2
14mm TV Radian
17mm Baader Hyperion
8mm Baader Hyperion
3.5mm Orion Stratus
13mm Orion Stratus
20mm ES 68
38mm Orion Q-70 (2x)
38mm Burgess SWA
21mm TeleVue NJ Plossl
24.5mm Meade 4000 SWA
32mm Meade 4000 SWA
27mm TV Panoptic
13mm Vixen LVW
25mm Omcon plossl
28mm ES 68
20mm Meade 2" 5000 UWA
28mm Meade 5000 SWA
20mm Meade 5000 SWA
12mm Nagler T2
9mm Nagler T6
7mm WO Uwan
10mm Speers Waler
40mm Pentax XL
17mm Ultima LX
24mm ES 68
13mm Baader Hyperion
30mm Celestron Ultima
40mm Orion Optiluxe
32mm Orion Optiluxe
30mm 1 RPD
16mm Orion flat Field
19mm Orion Flat Field
20mm Antares Elite (2x)
15mm Antares Elite (2x)
18mm Meade HD-60


I prob missed a few, but that's it for now.

Cheers!


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JustaBoy
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283606 - 12/31/13 02:21 PM

I'd say that you missed a lot more than just "a few", but everybody does:-)

Thanks!


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Scanning4Comets
Markus
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: JustaBoy]
      #6283611 - 12/31/13 02:22 PM

If you can remember which ones I missed, please add them in!

Add your own list in if you wish also!


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BillP
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283707 - 12/31/13 03:06 PM

A mostly complete list of stuff I had & still have(bold)....

Agena SWA -- 32
Antares W70s -- 8.6, 9.7
Astro-Physics Super Planetary (SPL) -- 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12
Astro-Tech Titan-II ED -- 30, 40
Baader Classic Ortho/Plossl -- 6, 10, 18, 30
Baader Genuine Orthos -- 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 18
Baader Hyperions -- 5, 8, 13, 17, 24, 8-24 Zoom
Brandons -- 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48
Burgess WA -- 8
Celestron E-Lux Plossl -- 20
Celestron Erfles (1980s gen) -- 16, 20, 24, 28, 32
Celestron Kellner -- 25
Celestron Orthos (1980s gen) -- 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 25
Celestron Plossl (China) -- 10
Celestron Silvertop Plossl -- 10, 26 , 36
Celestron Ultima -- 7.5, 30
Circle-T Kellner -- 6, 40
Clave Plossl -- 6
Couture Ball -- 4.4, 5.9
Denkmeiers -- 14, 21
Edmund Ortho -- 4, 6
Edmund Plossl -- 8, 12, 15, 21, 28
Edmund RKE -- 8, 12, 15, 21, 28, 1-1/8
Edmund Ramsden -- 1/4, 1/2
Explore Scientific - 68 -- 24
Explore Scientific - 82 -- 4.7, 6.7, 8.8, 11
Generic ED-LER -- 7, 9
Generic Huygens -- 5, 8, 12, 20
LER Modified Achromat -- 10, 20
Masuyama -- 7.5, 15
Meade 3000 Plossls -- 5, 6.7, 9.5, 16, 40
Meade 4000 4-Element Super Plossls -- 15, 20, 26, 32, 56
Meade 4000 Pseudo-Masuyama 5-Element Smoothie Plossls -- 6.7, 9.7, 12.4, 18, 24, 32, 40, 56
Meade 4000 UWA -- 4.7, 6.7, 8.8, 14
Meade 5000 Super Plossl -- 26
Meade 5000 SWA -- 16, 24
Meade 5000 UWA -- 4.7, 6.7, 8.8, 14, 18
Meade MAs -- 6, 9, 12, 25, 40, 40 EWF
Meade Orthos (flat top) -- 4, 6, 9, 12.5
Meade RG -- 4, 7, 10.5, 20
Meade Zoom -- 7-22
Orion Highlight Plossls -- 12
Orion Kellner -- 6
Orion Optilux -- 42
Orion Sirius Plossls -- 7.5, 10, 25
Orion Stratus -- 13
Orion Ultrascopic -- 7.5, 10, 20, 30, 35
Owl Enhanced/Orion Expanse -- 6, 9, 15, 20
Pentax SMC Orthos -- 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 18
Pentax XFs -- 8.5, 12
Pentax XO -- 2.5, 5
Pentax XW -- 3.5, 5, 7, 10, 14, 20, 40
Rini -- 30, 35
Russell Optic Konigs -- 10, 12, 14, 21
Siebert Observatory -- 36
Siebert Star Splitters (2-3 sets over time) -- 3.9, 5.9, 7.9, 9.9
Siebert Ultras -- 7, 11, 15
Star Trak Konig -- 32
Sterling Plossls -- 4, 6, 12.5, 17, 20, 25, 30, 40
Surplus Shed -- 26, 38, 40
Tak LE -- 5, 7.5, 18
Tal Konig -- 12
Tal Plossl -- 6.3, 10, 17, 25, 40
Tal SWA -- 10, 20
Tal UWA -- 15, 20, 24, 25
TMB Paragon -- 40
TMB Planetaries (3 sets at various points) -- 2.5, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
TMB Supermonocentrics -- 4, 5, 5 (mono), 6, 7, 8
TV Nagler T1 Smoothies -- 4.8, 7
TV Nagler T4 -- 12
TV Nagler T5 -- 16
TV Nagler T6 -- 5, 7, 9, 11, 13
TV Nagler Zoom -- 2-4
TV Panoptics -- 15, 19, 24, 35
TV Plossls -- 8, 11, 15, 20, 25, 32, 55
TV Plossls (Smoothside) -- 7.4, 10.4, 10.5, 13, 17, 21, 32
TV Radians -- 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 14, 18
TV Wide Fields -- 15, 24
UO HD -- 5, 6, 7, 9, 12
UO Konigs (current gen and old flat tops) -- 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 30, 30
UO Orthos (Flat Top) -- 4, 6.8, 10.2, 28
UO Plossl/Kellner? (2") -- 50mm
UO Super Erfles -- 16, 20, 25
UO Volcano -- 5, 6, 25
Vintage 1900's brass -- 25
Vintage 1800's brass -- 4, 12
WO SWANs -- 9, 20
WO UWAN -- 28
ZAO-I -- 6, 25
ZAO-II -- 4, 6, 10, 16
Zeiss Monocentric -- 6
Zeiss Plossl -- 15


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youngamateur42
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283724 - 12/31/13 03:09 PM

Wow Mark! you've had lots of glass there. No surprise though, every day or two you start a new thread about another eyepiece admit it

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csrlice12
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: BillP]
      #6283728 - 12/31/13 03:10 PM

Somewhere's theres a used eyepiece business with the local paper's obituary section in their "favorites".......

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Scanning4Comets
Markus
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: csrlice12]
      #6283767 - 12/31/13 03:24 PM

Wow! Nice list BillP.

Cheers and HAPPY NEW YEAR to you ALL !!!


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dyslexic nam
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283804 - 12/31/13 03:42 PM

"14mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA (7x)"

LOL


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Rick M.
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: dyslexic nam]
      #6283815 - 12/31/13 03:49 PM

Markus, in keeping with the season, "please, sir, can I have some more"?

Rick


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MikeRatcliff
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283832 - 12/31/13 03:55 PM

Stars** by the ones I still have:

Ethos 10**, 6**
Delos 17.3**
Panoptic 35, 27**, 24, 22, 19
Nagler 31, 26, 20T2, 17T4, 16T5, 13T1, 13T6, 9T1, 9T6
Pentax XW 20, XL10.5
TV Plossl 32, 25, 20**, 17** 15, 11**, 8**
TV Widefield 24
Radian 10
Orthos (university etc) 25, 18, 12.5, 9
Baader Genuine Orthos 18, 7
Brandon 32**, 24, 16**, 12**, 8**
Tak 24LE, 7.5LE
TMB Supermono 10**, 7
Meade 4000 UWA 14, 8.8, 6.7
Meade 3000 plossl 9.5**
Meade 4000 plossl 32**
Meade RG Ortho 10.5
Carl Zeiss Jena 16
BW Optik 30
Kellner 25**
Sirius Plossl 26**
Siebert 34 Observatory
Celestron Ultima 30, 24, 18
Orion Ultrascopic 20

If I were to buy just one back, it would be the Nagler 26T5. All but the BW Optik I would recommend as being at least decent.

Mike

Edited by MikeRatcliff (12/31/13 04:03 PM)


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Paul Morow
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: BillP]
      #6283856 - 12/31/13 04:10 PM Attachment (18 downloads)


Holy Cow BillP!

With a list like that you should write a book.


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Scanning4Comets
Markus
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Paul Morow]
      #6283870 - 12/31/13 04:16 PM

Quote:

"14mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA (7x)"

LOL




Just a matter of time before someone got a good kick out of that one, hahaha !!! I must have fallen on my head 7 times during that phase.

Quote:

Holy Cow BillP!

With a list like that you should write a book.




And he did !!! I gotta get myself a copy of that book soon !!!

Cheers!


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JustaBoy
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6283949 - 12/31/13 04:58 PM

You do know that you have to try a Smoothside, don't ya???

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Markus
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: JustaBoy]
      #6283992 - 12/31/13 05:19 PM

Quote:

14mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
14mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA (7x)
8.8mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
8.8mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA




SMOOTHIES~ TRIED 'EM !!!


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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6284088 - 12/31/13 05:57 PM

TV Naglers: T4 17mm - T5 16mm,26mm - T6 5mm,7mm,9mm,13mm
TV Panoptic: 27mm x 2
TV Plossl: 15mm,25mm,32mm
Antares: Elite 20mm,25mm
Antares: Speers Waler Series 1 7.5mm,10mm - Series 2 4.9mm,7.2mm,9.4mm,13.4mm
Antares: W70 8.6mm
Pentax XW 7mm
WO Uwan 7mm
Orion: Stratus 17mm - Sirius plossl 10mm,25mm
Meade: UWA 24mm - SWA 16mm,20mm,24mm
Skywatcher: plossl 10mm,25mm - 28mm 2"
Celestron: Ultima 30mm - Plossls(from kit)6mm,8mm
TMB/Burgess 6mm Planetary
plus probably 5 or 6 various eps that I've forgotten
and about 5 different barlows

Edited by Albie (01/01/14 12:23 PM)


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BillP
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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Paul Morow]
      #6284166 - 12/31/13 06:34 PM Attachment (17 downloads)

Wow...great picture Paul btw, the original image I suggested for the cover is below. Spent a lot of time in Photoshop getting those eye lenses removed and the astro-pics inserted.

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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: BillP]
      #6284197 - 12/31/13 06:50 PM

Quote:

Wow...great picture Paul btw, the original image I suggested for the cover is below. Spent a lot of time in Photoshop getting those eye lenses removed and the astro-pics inserted.




Love it! Nice work, BillP


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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: lcaldero]
      #6284235 - 12/31/13 07:17 PM

That's awesome how you got the celestial pics in your eyepiece pics, BillP. Nice photoshop job!



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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: Scanning4Comets]
      #6284267 - 12/31/13 07:33 PM

Quote:

At the request of Randy, (csrlice12) and Chuck, (JustaBoy), I have compiled a list of the eyepieces I have owned. I didn't realize I had owned so many!

So, in a way, I now belong to the "I have too many eyepieces" club, I just didn't keep mine. LOL.

So, in no particular order, here they are / were.

32mm Antares Erfle
32mm star Trak Konig
16mm star Trak Konig
34mm ES 68
35mm Omcon Erfle
30mm ES 82
24mm Meade 5000 UWA
22mm TV Panoptic
9mm Nagler T1
17mm Sterling Plossl
25mm Celestron X-Cel LX
18mm Meade 5000 UWA
24mm Tal UWA
14mm Denkmeier
14mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
14mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA (7x)
8.8mm Meade 4000 Smoothie UWA
8.8mm Meade 4000 Rubber eyecup UWA
12mm Nagler T4
10mm Pentax XW
10mm TV Delos
6mm TV Delos
7mm Pentax XW
14mm Pentax XW
7mm Pentax XL
5.2mm Pentax XL
5.8mm Speers Waler Zoom
8mm Orion LVW
22mm Vixen LVW
5mm Vixen LVW (2x)
6.7mm Es 82
4.7mm ES 82
9mm ES 100
14mm ES 100
20mm ES 100
20mm Nagler T2
14mm TV Radian
17mm Baader Hyperion
8mm Baader Hyperion
3.5mm Orion Stratus
13mm Orion Stratus
20mm ES 68
38mm Orion Q-70 (2x)
38mm Burgess SWA
21mm TeleVue NJ Plossl
24.5mm Meade 4000 SWA
32mm Meade 4000 SWA
27mm TV Panoptic
13mm Vixen LVW
25mm Omcon plossl
28mm ES 68
20mm Meade 2" 5000 UWA
28mm Meade 5000 SWA
20mm Meade 5000 SWA
12mm Nagler T2
9mm Nagler T6
7mm WO Uwan
10mm Speers Waler
40mm Pentax XL
17mm Ultima LX
24mm ES 68
13mm Baader Hyperion
30mm Celestron Ultima
40mm Orion Optiluxe
32mm Orion Optiluxe
30mm 1 RPD
16mm Orion flat Field
19mm Orion Flat Field
20mm Antares Elite (2x)
15mm Antares Elite (2x)
18mm Meade HD-60


I prob missed a few, but that's it for now.

Cheers!




How many barlows?
Sam


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Re: Eyepieces I have owned.... new [Re: planet earth]
      #6284276 - 12/31/13 07:39 PM

Every time I try to post my list, it says "unable to complete request; post exceeds size limitation".

Regards,

Jim


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